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Jan 14, 2010
via The Great Debate

Cocaine trade is airbound — and a danger to U.S.

- Douglas Farah is senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center. The opinions expressed are his own. -

The rapid growth of aerial shipments of cocaine from South America to West Africa then onward to Europe poses significant dangers both to the United States and Europe. The trend shows how easily and quickly drug trafficking organizations, now truly transcontinental, can morph to stay ahead of the law, particularly in regions where the states are failing.